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Principal's Message

The staff at Waitz Elementary School welcomes you and your family to the 2019-2020 School Year. We are committed to doing all we can to make this school year a successful experience for every student.

Here at Waitz we take pride in developing our students, teachers, parents and administrators to be the best they can be! This will be my fifth year serving as Principal at Waitz, and we are soaring to new heights each year. All of our initiatives are centered around our district and campus Mission and Vision Statement which centers on student success!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at (956) 323-6600 or rrodri38@mcisd.org

Thank you,

Mrs. Ruby Rodriguez

News & Announcements

Accepting No for an Answer

Social Skill of the Week: Accepting No for an Answer

The Project RESSPECT social skill for this week is "Accepting No for an Answer". All students are encouraged to practice "Accepting No for an Answer" in the classroom and at home! Parents, please check out the 4 simple steps to assist your student in learning our Social Skill of the Week!
Red Ribbon Week 2019

Red Ribbon Week 2019

All Waitz students and staff are encouraged to celebrate Red Ribbon Week by participating in the daily themes! Waitz Elementary is proud to be a drug-free school!
No Classes!

No School - September 27th & 30th

Friday, September 27th is a District Staff Development Day so there will be no school for students!
Monday, September 30th is a Teacher Work Day so there will be no school for students!

Upcoming Events

UIL Practice

Time: 3:30 PM – 5 PM
Location: Waitz Elementary
Oct 22
Students First * Innovation * Collaborative Ownership
Diversity * Continuous Learning
Our Vision: Mission CISD will prepare and inspire all students to be equipped to excel in the college and career of their choice, dominate 21st century skills in leadership, knowledge, language, and technology to compete in a global economy and serve as successful citizens in their community.

Fast Facts

  • Open enrollment full-day pre-K
  • 1,076 Professional Certifications Earned by Students
  • 12,000 College hours earned by class of 2017
  • Robotics Programs compete Nationally